The Cantos of Ezra Pound
The Cantos of Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound



The Cantos of Ezra Pound is the most important epic poem of the twentieth century.

Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: "They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry." William Carlos WIlliams said "[Pound] discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it—in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos. Make them."

Since the 1969 revised edition, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as well as a 1966 fragment concluding the work) have been added. Now appearing for the first time is Pound's recently found Eglish translation of Italian Canto LXXII.

Title The Cantos of Ezra Pound
Author Ezra Pound
Publisher New Directions
Dewey Classification 811.52
Title First Published 17 June 1996
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 896 p.
ISBN-10 0811213269
ISBN-13 9780811213264
Publication Date 17 June 1996
Main content page count 896
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $25.95
 


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